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Last updated NOVEMBER 2011  |  Download Adobe reader symbol - PDF

Editorials (latest to earliest)

The Desoto Times Tribune, E-Verify: De Facto National ID and the End of Privacy, Sept. 16, 2011.

The Wall Street Journal, Republican Overregulation: The GOP Harasses Business and Farmers on Immigration, Sept. 13, 2011.

The Times-Picayune, New Louisiana Laws (Yawn) Are Official, Aug. 16, 2011.

The Register Guard, Not Ready for Prime Time: E-Verify is No Replacement for Comprehensive Reform, July 18, 2011.

The Daily News Online, Farm Labor Crisis Looms, July 11, 2011.

American/Western Fruit Grower, Labor: Nothing Else Matters, July 2011.

The Oregonian, Synchronizing Immigration Reform, July 6, 2011.

New Orleans Times-Picayune, E-Verify Alone Is No Solution, July 2, 2011.

Detroit Free Press, Anti-Immigrant Bills Would Hurt Workers, Businesses and State, June 22, 2011.

La Opinión, The Ills of E-Verify, June 18, 2011.

Prescott Daily Courier, E-Verify Too Flawed to Make Mandatory, June 16, 2011.

The Salt Lake Tribune, E-Verify Ruling, June 16, 2011.

The Arizona Republic, U.S. Agriculture a Balancing Act, May 29, 2011.

Los Angeles Times, Immigration: You Can’t Rely on E-Verify, May 27, 2011.

Palm Beach Post, Critics Are Right: Do Nothing, April 29, 2011.

Los Angeles Times, E-Verify: ‘E’ Is for Error, March 8, 2010.

El Paso Times, E-Verify: System’s Problems Must Be Fixed, March 1, 2010.

 

Op-Ed & Opinion Articles (latest to earliest)

Mike Flynn & Stuart Anderson, The Daily Caller, House E-Verify Bill Violates GOP Pledge for Smaller Government, Nov. 18, 2011.

Phillip J. Windley, Deseret News, Expanding E-Verify Isn’t Easy Fix for Immigration Problems, Oct. 2, 2011.

Alex Nowrasteh, The Huffington Post, E-Verify E-Viscerates Labor Market, Sept. 23, 2011.

Rebecca Smith, The Miami Herald, E-Verify System Not Ready for Prime Time, Sept. 23, 2011.

Bob Barr, The Daily Caller, E-Verify Has Morphed into a Monster, Sept. 19, 2011.

Karen Finney, The Hill, GOP Hazy on Civil Liberties, Sept. 19, 2011.

J. Kelly Conklin, The Hill, Mandatory E-Verify: Bad for Small Businesses and the Country’s Bottom Line, Sept. 16, 2011.

Alex Nowrasteh, The East Valley Tribune, Anti-Immigration Laws Hurt Economy, Sept. 16, 2011.

Bob Barr, The Daily Caller, Legal Workforce Act Is a Stealth National ID, Sept. 14, 2011.

James Plummer, The Daily Caller, E-Verify Threatens Americans’ Privacy, Livelihoods, Sept. 14, 2011.

Alex Nowrasteh and Ryan Radia, The Orange County Register, E-Verify Is an Abysmal Failure, Aug. 4, 2011.

Alex Nowrasteh, RightSideWire, Arizona’s Immigration Laws Have Stymied Economic Recovery, Aug. 1, 2011.

Rep. Jared Polis, Denver Post, A Bright IDEA for Both the Economy and Immigration, July 27, 2011.

Angela Ferguson, Kansas City Star, Letters: Immigration Reform, July 24, 2011.

Dan Griswold, The Washington Times, E-Verify Threatens American Jobs and Liberties, July 19, 2011.

Tom Deweese, The New American, E-Verify and the Emerging Surveillance State, July 17, 2011.

Ann Marie Dooley, News & Record, E-Verify is Onerous for Small Companies, July 16, 2011.

J. Kelly Conklin, Houston Chronicle, E-Verify Would Be Costly to Small Businesses, July 13, 2011.

Madeline Rios, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, E-Verify System Should Be Opposed, July 12, 2011.

Brent A. Wilkes, Cincinnati Enquirer, E-Verify Law Would Hurt All Ohio Workers, July 12, 2011.

L.A. Ortega, San Bernardino County Sun, E-Verify Takes Aim at Wrong Target, July 10, 2011.

Gregg Thompson, Greensboro News & Record, E-Verify Burdens Small Businesses, July 9, 2011.

Dirk Stemerman, Monterey Herald, E-Verify Is a Divisive Program, July 8, 2011.

Rev. John Wester, Salt Lake Tribune, Immigration Enforcement, July 8, 2011.

Mike Fishman, The Huffington Post, No Way to Create American Jobs, July 7, 2011.

Nancy Ortiz, Business Insider, Mandatory Submission to E-Verify Program . . . A Few Points More, July 7, 2011.

Jeff Edelstein, The Trentonian, The United States of Naz-E-Verify, July 5, 2011.

Scott Hochberg, The Huffington Post, Making E-Verify Mandatory: The Perfect Storm for Crippling the Social Security Administration and Jeopardizing the Social Safety Net, July 1, 2011.

Raoul Lowery Contreras, Eastern Group Publications, First E-Verify, Then a National ID Card, June 30, 2011.

Robert Gittelson, The Hill, Mandatory E-Verify: An Idea Before Its Time, June 22, 2011.

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, The Hill, Mandatory E-Verify Would Hurt American Jobs, June 20, 2011.

Andres Oppenheimer, The Miami Herald, Plan to Expel Illegal Immigrants Will Backfire, June 19, 2011.

Eliseo Medina, The Hill, The Republican Plan to Wreck the Economy, June 17, 2011.

Raul Reyes, Los Angeles Times, Blowback: Don’t Trust E-Verify on Immigration Enforcement, June 13, 2011.

Daniel Altschuler, The Christian Science Monitor“Silent Raids” and E-Verify Immigration Enforcement Are Destroying U.S. Farms, June 2, 2011.

Bryan Tolar, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, E-Verify Will Hurt State Farms, April 6, 2011.

Witold J. Walczak, Pittsburg Post-Gazette, Dubious Bills Won’t Help Immigration Reform, June 14, 2010.